Fashion and Beauty

Düsseldorf – World marketplace for fashion, beauty and lifestyle products

Düsseldorf's strength as a city of fashion is its variety: trade fairs, showrooms, retailers, trade events and numerous important individual companies contribute towards the creation of a unique fashion scene. All year round, fashion events, fashion communication and fashion business take place in Düsseldorf.

3.074 fashion companies generate a turnover of about 18 billion euros, this is approximately 8.2 percent of Düsseldorf's total economic performance. 24.737 employed persons paying social insurance contributions are working in this sector.

Fashion and beauty fairs in Düsseldorf provide orientation for the industry

Modern and contemporary brands meet up with the trade in Düsseldorf, the centre of the trading area with the largest turnover in Europe. Six trade fairs for fashion, shoe fashion, accessories and cosmetics attract 180,000 trade visitors to Düsseldorf every year. The Gallery Düsseldorf, Supreme, DATE, GDS, Beauty INTERNATIONAL and TOP HAIR International are amongst the leading information and order fairs in their sector. Düsseldorf fairs show what will be in vogue tomorrow.

Düsseldorf showrooms – a "must-have" for the fashion business

The latest collections are presented in around 800 permanent showrooms in Düsseldorf throughout the year. Over 3,000 brand companies operate here. These are located in the districts of Golzheim, in the Düsseldorf fashion house in Stockum, with Hall 29 and Hall 30 in Derendorf, in the Media Harbour, and Imotex and Haus Paris are located on the other side of the Rhine in Neuss.

Facts and figures

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  • Over 3,000 companies
  • 18 billion Euro in sales
  • 8.2% of Düsseldorf’s economic output
  • approx. 33,000 employees
  • 670 showrooms
  • 1,000 designers from 32 countries
  • 5 fashion trade shows: GDS/ Global Shoes, Supreme Women & Men, Gallery, DATE, Interbride
  • 2 beauty trade shows: Beauty International, Top Hair International